IN CLASS OF THEIR OWN

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SEL­BORNE Col­lege cel­e­brates 125 years of rugby this year.

The first match played by the school was against Dale Col­lege in Au­gust 1892.

To cel­e­brate, the school is host­ing a din­ner with the theme: “Sel­borne Col­lege Rugby through the Decades”.

The event is open to all Old Sel­bor­ni­ans, staff (cur­rent and past) and friends of Sel­borne Col­lege.

“We en­cour­age all past play­ers to at­tend and get your for­mer team­mates to at­tend with you,” Old Sel­bor­ni­ans As­so­ci­a­tion ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor Alan Par­sons said.

The din­ner takes place at 7pm on Au­gust 12 at the Neil Em­slie Cen­tre, Sel­borne Col­lege.

Tick­ets are R200 per per­son or R2000 per ta­ble of 10.

MENU: Starter – Platter of mixed hors d’oeu­vres.

Main – Medal­lions of fil­let with whole­grain mus­tard and cheese sauce, baked pota­toes with sour cream and roasted veg­eta­bles.

Dessert – Malva pud­ding and cus­tard.

Please ad­vise if you have any special di­etary re­quire­ments.

Come and en­joy an even­ing cel­e­brat­ing 125 years of Sel­borne Col­lege Rugby and Sel­borne Col­lege Rugby through the Decades.

For book­ings please con­tact Alan Par­sons at alan­par­sons@xsinet.co.za or 082-923-6735. All are wel­come.

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BIG BRASS: The Stir­ling High Big Band per­formed to a large au­di­ence at the Na­tional Youth Jazz Fes­ti­val in Gra­ham­stown re­cently

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COM­PUTER WHIZ: Con­grat­u­la­tions to Donna-Leigh Greyling, left, from Claren­don Girls’ High School, who won a gold award for the first round of the Com­puter Ap­pli­ca­tions Olympiad. Greyling then com­peted in the se­cond round of the Olympiad, where she was placed se­cond in the East­ern Cape out of a to­tal of 17627 pupils and in the Top 10 in South Africa. Greyling then com­peted in the final round of the Olympiad which was held in Cape Town dur­ing the June hol­i­days. Donna placed be­tween po­si­tions seven and 10 in the final round of the Olympiad. Well done Donna

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FIRST CLASS: St John’s Road Pri­mary School re­cently re­ceived the keys to their brand new Grade R class­rooms. The new block is also equipped with a jun­gle gym and play area

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BRIGHT BUGS: Gonu­bie Pri­mary Grade 3 pupils had a day full of fun and learn­ing at school when they dressed up as dif­fer­ent in­sects. Miss Con­nel­lan’s class showed off their bright colours and never re­alised they could have so much fun learn­ing about in­sects

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TOP GES­TURE: This very kind-hearted boy, Ethan Jack­son from Stir­ling Pri­mary raised R500 and do­nated it all to Fun and Fundrais­ing for the El­derly – a group started to raise funds for old folk in needy old age homes. ‘Ethan will come with us when we get all the gift boxes sorted to de­liver it to the homes on Thurs­day [Au­gust 3]. Thank you Ethan, your par­ents can be very proud of you,’ said Dianne Grassi who started the group for the el­derly. Gift boxes will be handed over to DJ Sobey, Manor House and Lang­ham House over the next few weeks

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